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A new riddle book, or, A whetstone for dull wits

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A new riddle book, or, A whetstone for dull wits


Published 1790
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24 p. : ill. ; 15 x 9 cm.

A chapbook of riddles in verse, comical questions, and merry tales, probably printed by J. Drewry

Woodcut illustrations

Osborne catalogue

Opie

First sentence: "Into this World I came hanging, And when from same I was ganging, I was bitterly batter'd and squeez'd, And then with my Blood they are pleas'd."

Includes 24 woodcuts

Copy in McGill Library's Rare Books and Special Collections: numerous wood-cuts in text. Card covers. Wood-cuts on front & back covers. Hobbyhorse Books. Ho Ho Kus, N.J. Oct/2001. $1000.00


Publisher Derby : Printed at Derby for the benefit of the travelling stationers
Year 1790
Language English
Book contributor McGill University Library
Collection mcgilluniversitychapbook; mcgilluniversity; toronto

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